FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C.-area technology community, today announced the call for nominations for the 17th Annual Leadership Awards. Nominations will be accepted until December 11, 2015.
This annual awards program identifies, recognizes and celebrates female professionals who are leaders in a number of technology fields and who bring unique vision talent and impact to the industry, while supporting their community. Both WIT members and non-members are eligible for nominations and winners will be announced at the Leadership Awards Banquet on May 19, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA.
“The Annual WIT Leadership Awards celebrates some of the most accomplished women in the technology industry, recognizing their trail-blazing impact on the technology field,” said Lisa Dezzutti, President of WIT. “Together, these women have innovated and guided their organizations to help achieve success throughout the last year, so whether a small firm or large public sector organization, we want to honor them.”
WIT is seeking nominations in the following areas:
- Corporate Large Market Sector
- Corporate Mid Market Sector
- Corporate Small Market Sector
- Small Business/Entrepreneur
- Technical Leadership
- Unsung Hero
- Rising Star
- Women in Defense
For more information on the awards, including nomination categories, submission guidelines and sponsorship details, please visit http://www.womenintechnology.org/career-development/wit-leadership-awards-0 and follow us on Twitter: @WITWomen.
About Women in Technology
Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of advancing women in technology—from the classroom to the boardroom—by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1000 members in the Washington, D.C. area, WIT strives to meet its vision of being the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry. For more information, please visit, http://www.womenintechnology.org/ or connect with us via: Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter (@WITWomen).